OK. This is cool. Gulf News (the #1 English language newspaper in the region) is partnering with Tim Hortons to print breaking news on coffee cup sleeves. The campaign is the brainchild of Y&R Dubai, who claim they’ve increased website traffic by 25% and subscribers 1.5% [case study. video]. I have to admit, this is a… Continue reading Tim Hortons printing news tweets on sleeves in the UAE
As the result of a $2-billion lawsuit brought on (and lost) by a group of Tim Hortons franchisees we now have publicly documented details about Tim Hortons baking process. At the heart of the case, which began in 2008, is what the judge describes as the “Always Fresh Conversion,” a shift from fresh baking in… Continue reading Tim Hortons and the “Always Fresh Conversion”
This weekend we made a road trip down to the Twin Cities in Minnesota. While this was probably my 12th (or 20th?) trip down to Minneapolis, I observed a few random things I had not noticed on previous trips. Winnipeg does an excellent job of snow clearing! Almost all of surface roads we came across… Continue reading 3 things I learned in the Twin Cities
Listen! [podcast]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/480185/podcasts/CanadianTechRondup-Ep4.mp3[/podcast] Kik booted off RIM devices RIM pulled Kik IM app after security concerns. Is RIM pulling an Apple? Google Bikes coming to Canada Google launches bike maps across the country. Not quite ready for prime time. 40% of large Canadian businesses actively block online shopping How will office drones get their shopping on?… Continue reading Canadian Tech Roundup – Episode 4 – Kik, Google Bikes, Shopping Blockage
The most popular post on my blog to date is 5 Reasons Tim Hortons Sucks. In the post, I mentioned how terrible Tim Hortons coffee tastes. I failed to consider the actual caffeine levels of Tim Hortons. I did some digging around and calculating, Tim Hortons coffee has an average of 0.36mg/ml of caffeine. On… Continue reading Where’s The Caffeine?